Creating Characters

Hair color, hobbies, clothes...Here are some ideas to help you build your characters. Visit the "Choosing Words" page for more descriptive words.
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Writing Great Villains

There is enough wickedness in the world already. The only villain I feel comfortable bringing to life on my pages is the disillusioned hero who will become good again at the end.but will readers go for it?~~~That sounds lit af

fiction writing exercises

Writing prompt picture: Girl with dragon shadow. Another pinner said: Fiction Writing Exercises: How to Write a Complex Villain . They sometimes are more interesting than the heroes

Good-Neutral-Evil, choose your side in the comments

Good-Neutral-Evil, choose your side in the comments

This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 12 options.   Most people will show traits from multiple categories. As a writer, you may want to think about each character's primary and secondary archetypes.  As always, remember: Tools, not rules!

This infographic gives brief summaries of the 12 Jungian personality archetypes, for use when building charcaters. As with any writing tools, archetypes are really most useful if you think of them as a starying block - you cannot simply reduce people to 1

Character profile

The tarot is a divination system that uses a deck of cards to gain insight. Most decks are comprised of 78 cards divided into the Major Arcana and Minor Arcana, with each card being symbolic of an .

Character Development Worksheet

What do you know about your characters?

You need some jobs for your characters, but you don't which one ? In such cases you need lists of possible labors. Here is an example of a list. ( And I can assure you it helps you a lot ) SIMPLY WRITING TIP #9

Reference - 100 jobs for fantasy characters - evelynatthecircus: “ lauraharrisbooks: “ Beyond this, consider how these professions might vary depending on who the customers are - nobles, or lower class.

Heroine Archetypes, part one. MarisMcKay.com

Last week, we finished talking about the eight hero archetypes listed in The Complete Writer's Guide to Heroes and Heroines: Sixteen Master Archetypes. In this post, we'll cover the first of four heroine archetypes. All quotations are from the book…

33 British Girls' Names That Americans Haven't Discovered Yet!

33 British Girls' Names That Americans Haven't Discovered Yet! - Well, I'm sure a lot of these names are used in the States, but they still come across as unique when push comes to shove ;

Modern Day Archetypes Hand Out

The Hobbit Final Project (Archetypes Project & Argumentative writing

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